Details For Cover ID# 16607

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Cover Type: CSA with stamp(s)
Entered by: haascovers
Added on:Jul 3, 10
Edited on:Jul 9, 10
 
Postmark: circa 1862
Origin: Marion, Alabama, UNITED STATES
Destination: Ridgway, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
 
Description: Late use of an 1860 Breckinridge-Lane campaign cover converted to a Confederate patriotic.  The names have been lined out and replaced with Davis & Stephens; the US flags have been also lined out.  Envelope manufactured by S, Raynor of New York, with New York crossed out.   
 
5-cent green Davis (Scott 1) horizontal pair with left sheet margin cancelled by 7-bar circular enclosed grid.  Very faint postmark visible in left margin.  
  
Sold in Schuyler Rumsey's Westpex auction (Sale 34, Lot 3055, April 2009) for $8500.
  
Owner's ID: mp3886
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.